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No plans yet for HPV vaccine for boys

Wed, 08 Feb 2012

The Health Minister says he has no plans to bring in HPV vaccines for boys.

David Anderson says it is not yet recommended that the jabs be given to males.

The Department of Health currently runs a HPV vaccination programme for teenage girls.

Douglas South MHK Kate Beecroft asked the Minister to look further at extending the programme.

Mr Anderson did confirm that a new vaccine offering more protection is to be brought in later this year [play clip]



  • David Anderson MHK


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